Period
to 24 May 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HP over the 6 months to 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Hewlett-Packard Company.

HP
England > London
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 265 206 141
Rank change year-on-year -59 -65 -25
Contract jobs citing HP 458 515 771
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.00% 1.31% 1.78%
As % of the Vendors category 2.53% 3.10% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 325 535
London median daily rate £400 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +4.67%
10th Percentile £157 £181 £229
90th Percentile £573 £575 £550
England median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 25
London median hourly rate £18.70 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.67% -25.00% -
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.88 £12.06
90th Percentile £47.83 £25.00 £28.10
England median hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £21.17
% change year-on-year +1.69% -30.31% +26.58%

HP is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 18,108 16,639 17,862
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.71% 42.18% 41.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,273 11,174 11,991
London median daily rate £488 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +3.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £286 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 333 222 271
London median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +1.58%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.01 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.00 £50.00 £46.88
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +2.86%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing HP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for HP in London

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HP in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in London

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in London over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in London

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in London

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in London over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for HP in London

HP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the London region over the 6 months to 24 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -31 101 £400 -3.03% 27
South London -40 15 £375 +194.12% 2
West London -43 15 £170 -8.38% 13
East London -18 11 £130 -74.63% 6
North London -5 1 - - 1
HP
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for HP.

1 199 (43.45%) Windows
2 141 (30.79%) Active Directory
3 134 (29.26%) VMware
4 133 (29.04%) Cisco
5 101 (22.05%) Microsoft
6 93 (20.31%) Finance
7 91 (19.87%) Windows Server
8 87 (19.00%) Firewall
9 83 (18.12%) Citrix
9 83 (18.12%) VMware Infrastructure
10 81 (17.69%) Linux
11 72 (15.72%) ITIL
12 68 (14.85%) Agile Software Development
12 68 (14.85%) Windows Server 2008
13 66 (14.41%) Data Centre
14 65 (14.19%) DNS
15 64 (13.97%) HP ALM
16 63 (13.76%) WAN
16 63 (13.76%) Dell
17 62 (13.54%) MS Exchange
18 61 (13.32%) Problem-Solving
19 60 (13.10%) JIRA
20 59 (12.88%) Windows 7
20 59 (12.88%) SCCM
21 54 (11.79%) Windows Server 2012
21 54 (11.79%) SQL
22 51 (11.14%) SAN
22 51 (11.14%) DHCP
23 50 (10.92%) LAN
23 50 (10.92%) VPN

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 62 (13.54%) MS Exchange
2 26 (5.68%) SharePoint
3 19 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (3.71%) IIS
5 14 (3.06%) Confluence
6 10 (2.18%) Skype for Business
7 9 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.09%) Apache
10 4 (0.87%) CMS
10 4 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.66%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.66%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.44%) ColdFusion
12 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.44%) JBoss
12 2 (0.44%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.22%) SAS
13 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 42 (9.17%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (3.28%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.87%) Vectorworks
4 3 (0.66%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.22%) EngageOne
6 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.22%) Revit
Business Applications
1 13 (2.84%) RMDS
2 4 (0.87%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.66%) Kondor
3 3 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.66%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.44%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.44%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.22%) Eikon
5 1 (0.22%) Exstream
5 1 (0.22%) Magento
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.22%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 37 (8.08%) Office 365
2 26 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.87%) SaaS
5 3 (0.66%) IaaS
5 3 (0.66%) PaaS
6 2 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.44%) G Suite
6 2 (0.44%) GitHub
6 2 (0.44%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.44%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.22%) Datadog
7 1 (0.22%) Slack
7 1 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 87 (19.00%) Firewall
2 65 (14.19%) DNS
3 63 (13.76%) WAN
4 51 (11.14%) DHCP
4 51 (11.14%) SAN
5 50 (10.92%) LAN
5 50 (10.92%) VPN
6 43 (9.39%) TCP/IP
7 42 (9.17%) SSL
8 31 (6.77%) Wireless
9 29 (6.33%) iSCSI
10 26 (5.68%) Internet
11 25 (5.46%) MPLS
12 23 (5.02%) IPsec
13 22 (4.80%) Network Security
14 21 (4.59%) OSPF
14 21 (4.59%) SMS
15 20 (4.37%) BGP
16 18 (3.93%) Cisco ASA
16 18 (3.93%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (7.21%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.87%) Big Data
3 4 (0.87%) Hadoop
3 4 (0.87%) MongoDB
3 4 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.66%) Apache Hive
4 3 (0.66%) Sqoop
4 3 (0.66%) Sybase ASE
5 2 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.44%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.22%) MySQL
6 1 (0.22%) Power BI
6 1 (0.22%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.22%) SAS EBI
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 60 (13.10%) JIRA
2 30 (6.55%) Selenium
3 25 (5.46%) LoadRunner
4 22 (4.80%) WebDriver
5 21 (4.59%) JMeter
6 16 (3.49%) SoapUI
7 14 (3.06%) Jenkins
8 10 (2.18%) HP UFT
9 8 (1.75%) Git (software)
10 7 (1.53%) Cucumber
10 7 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (1.53%) TeamCity
10 7 (1.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 6 (1.31%) Bitbucket
11 6 (1.31%) Protractor
11 6 (1.31%) TestRail
11 6 (1.31%) Visual Studio
12 5 (1.09%) Maven
13 4 (0.87%) Appium
14 3 (0.66%) Subversion
General
1 93 (20.31%) Finance
2 35 (7.64%) Banking
3 18 (3.93%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.18%) Retail
5 7 (1.53%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.31%) Back Office
7 5 (1.09%) Front Office
7 5 (1.09%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.09%) Multimedia
7 5 (1.09%) Publishing
8 4 (0.87%) Legal
9 3 (0.66%) French Language
10 2 (0.44%) Advertising
10 2 (0.44%) Law
10 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.44%) Marketing
10 2 (0.44%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Games
11 1 (0.22%) German Language
11 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 80 (17.47%) Analyst
2 43 (9.39%) Network Engineer
3 38 (8.30%) Support Engineer
4 33 (7.21%) Desktop Support
4 33 (7.21%) Test Analyst
5 30 (6.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 29 (6.33%) Consultant
7 21 (4.59%) 2nd Line Support
8 20 (4.37%) Test Leader
9 18 (3.93%) Windows Engineer
10 17 (3.71%) Test Manager
11 16 (3.49%) Architect
11 16 (3.49%) Senior Analyst
11 16 (3.49%) VMware Engineer
12 15 (3.28%) Service Analyst
13 14 (3.06%) Support Analyst
14 13 (2.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 13 (2.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 13 (2.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 12 (2.62%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.15%) SOAP
2 18 (3.93%) XML
3 15 (3.28%) Web Services
4 8 (1.75%) HTML
5 6 (1.31%) 802.1X
5 6 (1.31%) Gherkin
5 6 (1.31%) LDAP
6 5 (1.09%) REST
6 5 (1.09%) XSD
7 4 (0.87%) J2EE
7 4 (0.87%) JSON
8 3 (0.66%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (0.66%) Regular Expression
8 3 (0.66%) Rendezvous
8 3 (0.66%) WPF
9 2 (0.44%) .NET
9 2 (0.44%) CSS
9 2 (0.44%) RESTful
9 2 (0.44%) SAML
9 2 (0.44%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 66 (14.41%) Data Centre
2 39 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (6.55%) Replication
4 29 (6.33%) Clustering
5 27 (5.90%) Management Information System
6 20 (4.37%) Self-Motivation
7 19 (4.15%) EMC VMAX
8 14 (3.06%) EMC VNX
9 13 (2.84%) PKI
10 12 (2.62%) Smartphone
11 10 (2.18%) Computer Science
11 10 (2.18%) Video Conferencing
12 9 (1.97%) iPhone
13 8 (1.75%) Blackberry
13 8 (1.75%) iPad
14 7 (1.53%) HP Superdome
15 6 (1.31%) CLARiiON
15 6 (1.31%) Mobile Computing
15 6 (1.31%) RSA SecurID
16 5 (1.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 199 (43.45%) Windows
2 91 (19.87%) Windows Server
3 81 (17.69%) Linux
4 68 (14.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 59 (12.88%) Windows 7
6 54 (11.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 42 (9.17%) Unix
8 36 (7.86%) Windows 10
9 24 (5.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (3.49%) Solaris
11 14 (3.06%) Windows XP
12 12 (2.62%) Windows 8
13 11 (2.40%) Mac OS X
14 10 (2.18%) Android
14 10 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (1.53%) CentOS
15 7 (1.53%) Mac OS
15 7 (1.53%) Windows 2000
16 6 (1.31%) Apple iOS
17 5 (1.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (15.72%) ITIL
2 68 (14.85%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (13.32%) Problem-Solving
4 47 (10.26%) Test Automation
5 41 (8.95%) Change Management
5 41 (8.95%) Service Management
6 36 (7.86%) Migration
7 30 (6.55%) Performance Testing
8 28 (6.11%) Configuration Management
8 28 (6.11%) Project Management
9 25 (5.46%) User Acceptance Testing
10 23 (5.02%) Functional Testing
10 23 (5.02%) Scrum
10 23 (5.02%) SDLC
11 22 (4.80%) ITSM
12 21 (4.59%) Test Scripting
13 20 (4.37%) Capacity Management
13 20 (4.37%) Problem Management
13 20 (4.37%) Software Testing
14 19 (4.15%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 54 (11.79%) SQL
2 46 (10.04%) PowerShell
3 29 (6.33%) Python
4 27 (5.90%) Java
5 17 (3.71%) C
5 17 (3.71%) JavaScript
6 16 (3.49%) C#
7 13 (2.84%) Perl
8 11 (2.40%) Bash Shell
8 11 (2.40%) VBScript
9 10 (2.18%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.75%) VB
11 5 (1.09%) AWK
11 5 (1.09%) XPath
12 4 (0.87%) Ruby
13 2 (0.44%) C++
13 2 (0.44%) Jython
14 1 (0.22%) COBOL
14 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (9.39%) Security Cleared
3 36 (7.86%) Degree
4 33 (7.21%) CCNP
5 30 (6.55%) ISTQB
6 21 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (4.15%) DV Cleared
7 19 (4.15%) SC Cleared
8 17 (3.71%) ISEB
8 17 (3.71%) ITIL Certification
9 16 (3.49%) CCNA
10 12 (2.62%) CCSE
11 11 (2.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 9 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
13 8 (1.75%) MCSE
14 6 (1.31%) HP ASE
14 6 (1.31%) MCSA
14 6 (1.31%) Novell Certification
14 6 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (1.09%) HPE ATP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.02%) SLA
2 22 (4.80%) QA
3 8 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.09%) PMO
5 3 (0.66%) GDPR
6 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.22%) HMG Infosec
7 1 (0.22%) RMADS
System Software
1 141 (30.79%) Active Directory
2 83 (18.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (9.39%) VMware ESXi
4 42 (9.17%) vSphere
5 33 (7.21%) Hyper-V
6 18 (3.93%) Microsoft App-V
7 16 (3.49%) NFS
8 15 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (2.62%) XenApp
10 10 (2.18%) BitLocker
11 9 (1.97%) Terminal Services
11 9 (1.97%) XenDesktop
12 8 (1.75%) VMware NSX
13 5 (1.09%) Firmware
13 5 (1.09%) KVM
14 4 (0.87%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 3 (0.66%) Docker
15 3 (0.66%) IAG
15 3 (0.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 3 (0.66%) Xen
Systems Management
1 64 (13.97%) HP ALM
2 59 (12.88%) SCCM
3 46 (10.04%) HP Quality Center
4 18 (3.93%) vCenter Server
5 17 (3.71%) SCOM
6 13 (2.84%) Microsoft Clustering
6 13 (2.84%) NetBackup
7 12 (2.62%) Backup Exec
7 12 (2.62%) EMC VPLEX
7 12 (2.62%) Puppet
8 11 (2.40%) OpenView
9 10 (2.18%) Netcool
9 10 (2.18%) Tivoli
10 8 (1.75%) Ansible
10 8 (1.75%) HP Data Protector
10 8 (1.75%) vRealize
10 8 (1.75%) WSUS
11 7 (1.53%) BladeLogic
11 7 (1.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 7 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 134 (29.26%) VMware
2 133 (29.04%) Cisco
3 101 (22.05%) Microsoft
4 83 (18.12%) Citrix
5 63 (13.76%) Dell
6 42 (9.17%) EMC
7 40 (8.73%) 3PAR
8 35 (7.64%) CheckPoint
9 30 (6.55%) IBM
9 30 (6.55%) Juniper
10 28 (6.11%) NetApp
10 28 (6.11%) Oracle
11 26 (5.68%) SolarWinds
12 22 (4.80%) Reuters
13 21 (4.59%) Aruba
14 20 (4.37%) Bloomberg
15 18 (3.93%) Apple
16 17 (3.71%) Veritas
17 16 (3.49%) Forcepoint
17 16 (3.49%) McAfee